Archive for the ‘cruise’ Category

What’s New in River Cruising for 2019?

30 October 18

Author: Betsy Harter

Discover the allure of Uniworld River Cruises—voted the “#1 River Cruise Line”—in the Travel + Leisure 2018 World’s Best Awards—and get to know their five new itineraries for 2019, all specially crafted to show you iconic destinations in a whole new way. So, whether you’re a first-time or seasoned traveler to these regions, there won’t […]

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Expedition Travel With Lindblad-National Geographic

28 June 18

Give your family getaway a one-of-a-kind upgrade. Next time school’s out, take your kids or grandkids on an expedition and guarantee they’ll have the coolest “what I did on my vacation” story ever. Here are just some of the amazing activities they can try. Read it with them—and watch how fast they start packing their […]

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Experience the Best of Europe with an Edge

12 February 18

Author: Betsy Harter

In 2019, Celebrity Edge summers in the Mediterranean. Announcing Celebrity Cruise Lines’ most exciting season in Europe ever—our 2019 season featuring Celebrity Edge. Europe has never seen a ship like this before, and you’ve never seen Europe like you’ll see it on Celebrity Edge. She’s the first ship to feature our unique outward facing design […]

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Oasis of the Seas: A Destination in Itself

25 January 18

I kissed my index and middle fingers and tapped the side of the ship as I stepped over the threshold onto the fifth deck of the Oasis of the Seas. I had boarded 18 cruise ships prior to this departure in October, and “kissing the ship” is a tradition I have had since my very first […]

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Royal Caribbean’s January WAVE Offer is Here!

4 January 18

Author: Betsy Harter

For more information, contact us today! January Wave Offer  Booking Window: January 4, 2018 – January 31, 2018 Sailing Window: All sailings departing on or after February 4, 2018. Offer Details: All guests 30% off + $100 to spend at sea Summer Bonus: Booking Window: January 4 – January 31, 2018 Sailing Window: All sailings departing on or after July […]

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Alaska Cruise Destination Spotlight: Skagway

13 July 17

Author: Betsy Harter

In the late 1800s, fortune-seekers headed to Skagway, known as the “Gateway to the Klondike,” on their way to the White Pass and Chilkoot Trails during Alaska’s Gold Rush. Today, this cozy town is one of the most popular stops on the Inside Passage route for Alaska cruise lines. It retains much of its old […]

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Family Vacations Should be Planned Well in Advance

11 July 17

Author: Betsy Harter

It happens more often than you would think. People call our office the last week of June and want help planning a family vacation for the long weekend over Fourth of July. They have looked online, and nothing is available. Can we help? We sure can. Here’s how. With this advice: Book your family vacation […]

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Packing for an Alaska Vacation

11 July 17

Author: Betsy Harter

Packing for a week or two in Alaska can be challenging when you consider the variety of activities there are to enjoy: glacier trekking, sea kayaking, fishing, hiking…all of which require different gear. A look at the weather report during peak season most likely reveals loads of rain, even more sun, snow in some places, […]

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Travel Helps Celebrate Milestones

Whether you’re commemorating an anniversary, a reunion, a birthday, or another major milestone, your celebration is meant to be shared and to be savored. What better way to do that than with a vacation? Travel brings us together like few experiences can, forging bonds among generations, family members, and friends. At Global Escapes, we specialize […]

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Explore the Caribbean With a Sailing Adventure

30 March 17

Dozens of cruise lines offer voyages to and around the Caribbean, each trying to one-up the others through unusual entertainment offerings–from hand-carved carousels to bumper cars onboard. However, one cruise line truly is different from the rest, but not because of its over-the-top amenities. Meet Star Clippers, a fleet that combines authentic sailing traditions with modern […]

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